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  1. DeMarcus Cousins of Sacramento Kings won't play in Team USA scrim...

    Nick Friedell

    Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins will not play in Team USA's scrimmage Saturday night at the United Center, but he says his injured right knee is feeling better.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  2. Team USA players and coaches discuss impact of Paul George injury...

    Nick Friedell

    For the first time since Paul George's gruesome leg injury in Team USA's scrimmage almost two weeks ago, players and coaches spoke openly about the impact George's broken leg has had on the team.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  3. Mike Krzyzewski was surprised Kevin Durant left Team USA

    Nick Friedell

    Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski says he was surprised by Kevin Durant's decision to leave the team last week because of "physical and mental fatigue."

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  4. John Calipari on Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls -- He's 'on a miss...

    Nick Friedell

    Derrick Rose's basketball resurgence continued Wednesday as the former MVP opened more eyes during Day 3 of Team USA's training camp.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  5. Butler won't practice with Select Team

    Nick Friedell

    LAS VEGAS -- Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler will not practice this week on Team USA's Select Team because of a slightly strained groin, USA Basketball announced Sunday. The Select Team will practice against Team USA this week in advance of t...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  6. Joakim Noah of Chicago Bulls won't play for France in World Cup o...

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah says he will not play for France in this summer's World Cup of Basketball.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  7. Mike Krzyzewski wants Derrick Rose on Olympic team

    Nick Friedell

    Mike Krzyzewski is hopeful Derrick Rose will be part of the 2016 Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  8. Thibs' USA gig could help Bulls build

    Nick Friedell

    Tom Thibodeau's appointment as an assistant coach for the USA Basketball team couldn't have come at a much better time for the Chicago Bulls. Not only is it a personal honor for one of the best coaches in the league, but it could also serve as a huge...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  9. Rivals? Depends on which team is asked

    Nick Friedell

    MIAMI -- LeBron James had just been officially introduced as a member of the 2012 USA Basketball team last July in Las Vegas when he sat down at a small table in a large conference room for yet another session with the media. As the conversation turn...

    Blog | April 14, 2013
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Breaking down the Team USA roster of 2012...

    Nick Friedell

    Now that the 2012 roster is down to 12 players, Nick Friedell sizes up Team USA.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Who will make the men's basketball team?

    Nick Friedell

    Team USA will cut its roster down to the 12 players it will take to London to defend its gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  12. Team USA players feel bad for injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick...

    Nick Friedell

    When Derrick Rose tore his ACL in the first playoff game of the postseason on April 28 against the 76ers, it didn't just end his hopes at a championship this season -- it ended his dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal for Team USA as well.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  13. Miami Heat's LeBron James confident Team USA can win gold medal

    Nick Friedell

    LeBron James knows that some skeptics are doubting Team USA's chances in the London Olympics, but the reigning NBA MVP is still confident his team can win a gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  14. Olympics 2012 -- Injured Joakim Noah off French hoops team

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will not play for France at the London Olympics because of the left ankle injury sustained during the NBA playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  15. Rose among 20 finalists for Team USA

    Nick Friedell

    MEMPHIS -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been named as one of 20 finalists for the USA Basketball team that will compete in the 2012 London Olympics. "He's just a marvelous player to coach because he's a sponge, and such a team player. ...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  16. Rose reiterates love for Bulls

    Nick Friedell

    LAS VEGAS -- Derrick Rose was asked again on Thursday afternoon if he would ever consider leaving Chicago the way LeBron James left Cleveland earlier this season. And in as many words, as he told me on Wednesday, he had the same response: Why wou...

    Blog | July 22, 2010